Meet Laurent

Entrepreneur, Business Coach & Trainer, Podcast Host and CrossFit addict.

> 20 years of experience

Successfully managing, and growing SMEs in multicultural environments (South East Asia)

Strong business skills

Leadership, business strategy, sales, people, financial management, etc.  

Critical thinking

High ability to make sense of the big picture, ask questions and get things done.

People centric

Passionate about growing people through a practical approach.

Results Oriented

Getting things done

”In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

Practical & Realistic

Providing first-hand business experience

I am a French national who left France at 23, spent 20 years in South East Asia, before relocating to Finland in the summer of 2019. 

My professional background is in market research and advertising, where I ran small businesses of up to 150 people.  

My father was an entrepreneur, and so was his own father. I've always worked for entrepreneurs myself (the kind that gives you the keys and asks you to run their business on their behalf), then became a shareholder before starting my own entrepreneurship journey. 

 

I've always cared more about others than about myself. I've developed a passion for coaching, mentoring, and training people throughout the years.  Combined with my entrepreneur mindset, becoming a Business Coach for entrepreneurs just made sense. 

In addition I've been a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer since 2017, which adds a health element to my expertise. 

Today, I combine all these skills as well as my 20+ years of experience to help entrepreneurs and small business owners build outstanding businesses. ​

Give yourself the means to grow your business!

Do you tick any of the boxes below: 

  • ☑ You are an entrepreneur passionate about your field of expertise. However, somehow, you cannot find the triggers to bring your business to the next level: "What's going on? Are we on the right path?"

  • ☑ You are looking for clarity of purpose: "Why are we doing this?" 

  • ☑ You need a concrete plan of actions to move forward: "What are we going to do?"

  • ☑ You and/or your team lack the relevant skills to support your business expansion: "How can we grow our people?”

Coaching and Training might be the right answer:

  • Coaching is made to challenge you and create the path towards being outstanding. It will help you make sense of the big picture, guide you towards actionable solutions, and make you accountable for yourself. Book a Free Coaching Discovery Session now. 

  • Training is designed to support your business expansion. My training courses are built on the following model: a little bit of theory and a lot of practicality. They will provide you and your team with tools and techniques that can be immediately applied within your business. 

You can also:

Continuous Learner

Better advising clients

High Business Ethics

Making a difference, authentic about who I am and what I stand for

What Makes Me Relevant?

I have always cared more about others than I care about myself. I love talking issues with people, trying to find solutions together or teach them something new. I am genuinely curious about people and interested in their successes.

Half of my career was spent in the market research industry. It taught me one critical skill: asking questions. With the right questions comes the right answers. Questions are the pieces that link my work all together. The higher the quality of my questions, the more impact I make.

I have always worked for entrepreneurs before becoming one myself. I started managing small companies at an early stage in my career with little help from the owners. I had to figure it out and acquire new skills by myself. I experienced great successes and failures. I speak the same language as entrepreneurs and small business owners, I sat in their seats.

In 2014, I felt into CrossFit and it literally changed my life. It saved me from a burn-out and gave me the discipline I was lacking to better take care of my body. I have since been the fittest version of myself. I incorporate what I learn from it (e.g. discipline, challenge, time, wellness) into my work.

I've been practicing introspection for more than 11 years. Introspection is the examination or observation of my own mental and emotional processes. I've been learning to identify and control my emotions. Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a skill that every entrepreneurs need to develop. 

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